Thursday, June 25, 2009

Meeting set on rail-line dispute Dailyrecord.com - Parsippany,NJ, In March, the county announced a plan to rebuild four miles of an active but little-used rail freight line on the county-owned Chester Branch right-of-way ...

Union Pacific to move workers from Texarkana rail yard tower, will ...KFSM - Fort Smith,AR,USA By AP TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Union Pacific is planning to stop using workers in its rail yard tower in Texarkana and replace them with video cameras. ...

College digitizes railroad photos, documents Galesburg Register-Mail - Galesburg,IL,USA By Chris Z. Mouzakitis Just in time for Railroad Days, Knox College's Seymour Library has launched “Railroads in the Midwest,” an on-line digital collection ...

Kansas City Southern puts two 'green' locomotives in use Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA Kansas City-based KC Southern (NYSE: KSU) hired Electro-Motive Diesel, based in LaGrange, Ill., to retrofit 27 KC Southern locomotives with the upgraded ...

Monday's flooding caused washout along BNSF line Ogle County News - Oregon,IL,USA“We do routine inspections on all of our tracks,” said Steve Forsberg, BNSF public affairs official. “After storms we inspect the tracks and continue with ...

MTA Approves Revised Atlantic Yards Deal Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Brooklyn,NY,USA The railyards are used mainly for storing and servicing Long Island Railroad trains. Among those who spoke against the revised deal, said Donovan, ...

Tweetsie Railroad hosts the Hit Entertainment Fun Festival Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA BLOWING ROCK — Tweetsie Railroad is the summer destination for fun when the HIT Entertainment Fun Festival comes to town from July 17-19. ...

City seeking stimulus money to bring gun maker to town Mcalester News Capital - Mcalester,OK,USA Chad Donoley, of A-OK Railroad, which services Taylor Industrial Park, said “We'd be thrilled to have them out there.” A representative from the Oklahoma ...

Railroad board will seek $8 million for study Post-Bulletin - Rochester,MN,USA In fact, a northern route for passenger rail is perhaps even more conceivable because the future Elk Run development in Pine Island might want a link to it, ...

CSX holds railroad disaster training for law enforcement WSFA - Montgomery,AL,USA CSX officials are in Montgomery training Montgomery and Prattville police and DOT officials. The purpose is to make sure they all know what to do if a train ...

Gardner rescinds all agreements for BNSF Railway intermodal hub ...The Gardner City Council opened the door Monday for Edgerton to expand it city limits all the way to Gardner's southern boundary. The council voted 3-2 in a ...

Work on rail line to progress Denton Record Chronicle - Denton,TX,USA The rail line follows the path of the former Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad line. In 1993, Denton acquired eight miles of the line to use as the Denton ...

Raritan Central to establish short line at Arkansas industrial park Progressive Rail Roading - Milwaukee,WI,USA Raritan Central plans to provide rail service in the park as a short line interchanging with BNSF Railway Co. and Union Pacific Railroad, said Raritan ...

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Named One of World's Top ...PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA The Society of American Travel Writers recently polled its members to come up with the Top Ten" most exciting and scenic train rides in the world. ...

Men Indicted for Allegedly Stealing Railroad Tracks WSAZ-TV - Huntington,WV,USA Prosecutors say the men removed and stole tracks and other railroad material from Norfolk Southern Railroad in the Kermit, W.Va., area. ...

Coos Bay Rail Line tunnel repairs approved OregonLive.com - Portland,OR,USA by Gordon Oliver, The Oregonian The board of the Port of Coos Bay has approved a contract to rehabilitate several tunnels on a 111-mile freight rail line ...

Culver promotes expanded rail service in Iowa Chicago Tribune - United States"We're talking about some relatively small improvements to an existing rail line." In addition, the governor noted that President Obama pushed a stimulus ...

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